There are many great reasons to hire a personal trainer, we’ve compiled a list of six of our best reasons why hiring a personal trainer is important for you reaching your training goals both safer and faster than by winging it by yourself. Let us know your thoughts below.
1. Not seeing results on your own
If you’ve been training for several months and not reaching your goal as quickly as you’d like, whether that is losing weight or gaining muscle mass, hiring a personal trainer can be a great choice.
A good trainer will help you maximise your results, from looking at your current program and goals, pushing you harder, holding you accountable and motivating you.
2. Teaching proper form and technique
Quite often people train without proper form and technique, which can result in recruiting entirely the wrong muscles or even wearing away joints and ligaments. A personal trainer will teach you the right way.
3. You’re not sure where to begin
If you’re new to fitness and exercise, you’ll soon begin to understand just how complex a subject it is. Then fitting in a complete exercise schedule factoring in cardio, weight training and flexibility in the most time efficient manner possible. Then you must factor this into a persons potentially hectic life schedule.
4. You are bored with the same workouts
A personal trainer can bring an entirely new perspective to the table, from circuit training, high intensity interval training, strength training in a variety of formats, such as supersets, German high volume and pyramid training and much, much more.
5. You need motivation
Personal trainers provide someone to answer to, they’ll likely ask you about your week, how your workouts have been going and how you’ve kept to your diet plan. Knowing you’ve got someone to answer to can make it psychologically harder to skip your workouts.
6. You have an injury or health condition
If you have a specific health condition or injury, an experienced trainer on the advice of your doctor can work with you to overcome a list of issues, to list just a few;
- Helping you with a plan if you’re pregnant
- Helping increase your natural balance and core strength.
- Helping overcome back or neck pain
- Exercising with Diabetes
- Exercising with Arthritis
- Exercise with Heart Disease
- Exercise and dealing with old or chronic injuries
If you like this article or have any of your own great reasons why a personal trainer is important, comment below.